Post Season Tournaments
Hofstra (17-15) plays Northwestern State (17-14) for a #16 seed to take on #1 seed Memphis in the West Region.
Hofstra defeated Northwestern State 76-67 with bench players David Perine scoring 16 points and SG Landry Townes adding 14 points to lead them on to the first round of the Big Dance.
Hofstra was trounced 77-56 by Memphis. C Colin Leith scored 12 points for the Pride.
Syracuse beat Ohio State for the National Championship.
Northeastern (21-11) is the #1 seed in the West Region and will play #8 seed Belmont (17-13).
Northeastern cruised to a 91-70 spanking of Belmont. SF Mike Clyburn dropped in 21 points to lead the Huskies to their victory.
In the second round Northeastern took on Oregon State. The Huskies had no trouble and rocked the Beavers by a score of 79-56. SF Mike Clyburn had an awesome game, scoring 38 points and getting 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 blocks and 2 steals.
In Round 3 Northeastern was matched up against Iowa. The first half ended with Iowa on top 29-27. Iowa opened an 11 point lead in the 2nd half but then Northeastern came back. But the Huskies came up just short, losing 74-70. C Jimmy Roberts was Northeastern’s top scorer with 12 points.